Policies

Academic Support and Operations Manual

Section 1 - Entering the College


1.1    Recruitment (coming soon) 
1.2    Standards for Admissions
1.2.1    Admission to Limited Enrollment Programs
1.3    English Proficiency for International Students
1.4    Credential Evaluation for International Students
1.5    Initial Course Placement
1.6    Transferring Courses into Ivy Tech
1.7    Credit for Prior Learning
1.8    Prior Learning Crosswalk Development
1.9    Prior Learning Portfolio Standards
1.10   Prior Learning Portfolio Assessment Process
1.11   Establishing a Program of Study
1.12   Campus Connect/Email Expectations (under construction)

Section 2 - Paying for College


Current policy related to tuition, fees, billing, and payment can be found in the Financial Management Manual (FMM) in InfoNet (Departments>Finance>Policies and Procedures> Financial Management Manual), specifically Section G.

Current policy related to financial aid can be found on InfoNet under Departments>Financial Aid>Policies and Procedures.

Section 3 - Registration and Student Records


3.1    Advising
3.2    Course Drop and Add
3.3    Student Withdrawal
3.4    Release of Dependent Student's Information
3.5    Office of the Registrar Functions
3.6    FERPA
3.7    Academic Transcripts (under construction)

Section 4 - Student's Classroom Experience


4.1    Academic Skills Advancement Programs
4.2    Prerequisites
4.3    Credit Transfer Awarding/Dual Credit
4.4    Secondary Initiatives - Fast Track to College (under construction)
4.5    Distance Education Course Scheduling
4.6    Course Delivery Considerations for Courses at a Distance
4.7    Assessment of Students at a Distance
4.8    Attendance Expectations and Reporting
4.8.1    Military Deployment
4.9    Information Resource Development
4.10  Maintenance of the Collection
4.11  Print Materials Weeding Policy
4.12  Library Records Privacy Policy
4.13  Workforce Certification in Curriculum
4.14  Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening
4.15  Vaccine and Immunization
4.16  Grading Student Learning
4.17  Grade Point Average Calculation
4.18  Grade Appeals
4.19  Standards of Progress (Effective Fall 2013)
4.19.1  Progression, stop-outs, and re-enrollment in programs with a two-step admission process
4.20  Academic Integrity
4.21  Embedded Course Evaluation
4.22  Technical Outcomes Assessment
4.23  General Education Outcomes Assessment
4.24  Course Substitution
4.25  Degree/Certificate Completion and Graduation Requirements
4.26  Honorary Associates Degree
4.27  Posthumous Degrees
4.28  Graduation Ceremony
4.29  Student Domestic Travel Policies
4.30  International Travel for Students

Section 5 - Student Development and Support Services


5.1    Student Rights, Responsibilities and Due Process
5.2    Distance Education Student Support
5.3    Accommodation for Admitted Students
5.4    Use of Service Animals
5.5    Student Life Activities (under construction)
5.6    Domestic Student Travel (under construction)
5.7    Career Services
5.8    Career Services Conduct
5.9    Employment Professionals
5.10  Student References
5.11  Third Party Recruiting
5.12  Drug Free Schools and Workplace Act
5.13  Student Housing
5.14  Counseling (under construction)

Section 6 - Instructional Programs


6.1    Institutional Effectiveness
6.2    Academic School Structure
6.3    Academic Degree Structure
6.4    Changes to Program Inventory
6.5    Adding New Programs (under construction)
6.6    Curriculum Standards
6.7    Distance Education Program Design and Development
6.8    Program, Curriculum Development and Maintenance
6.9    Development and Maintenance of Special Topic and Internship Courses
6.10  Distance Education Course Design and Development
6.11  Online Course Materials and Distribution
6.12  Academic Quality Indicators
6.13  Program Accreditation
6.14  Ratio of Contact to Credit Hours
6.15  Affiliation Agreements
6.16  Advisory Committees

Section 7 - Faculty


7.1    Faculty Credential Standard
7.2    Faculty Loading
7.3    Faculty Evaluation Process
7.4    Faculty Classification and Promotion
7.5    Faculty Considerations for Distance Education and Use of Blackboard
7.6    Faculty Sabbatical
7.7    Faculty - Support for Presentations
7.8    Employee-Authored Text Adoption Deliberations
7.9    Adjunct Faculty Compensation
7.10  Graduate Student Intern Teaching Program
7.11  Faculty Leading Students on International Travel Study (under construction)
7.12  Faculty Travel (under construction)
7.13  Glenn W. and Mary Catherine Sample Awards
7.14  Adjunct Faculty Awards
7.15  International Travel for Faculty/Staff

Section 8 - Corporate College


8.1    Awarding Credit in Corporate College Course Offerings
8.2    Reporting of Corporate College Credit Course Offerings
8.3    Pricing of Corporate College Course Offerings
8.4    Records Retention in Corporate College
8.5    Federal Grant Reporting in Corporate College
8.6    Apprenticeship
8.7    Workforce Certification Services and Responsibilities
8.8    Workforce Certification - Reporting
8.9    Grading Non-Credit Courses

Section 9 - College Environment


9.1    Campus Security (under construction)
9.2    Safe Campus Environment
9.3    Non-Discrimination
9.4    Intellectual Property
9.5    Research Involving Human Subjects
9.6    Use of Copyright Materials
9.7    Computer Usage (under construction)
9.8    Student and Faculty Health and Wellness
9.9    Repair of Privately Owned Equipment
9.10  Voting Procedures

Section 10 - Addendum
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The addenda section of ASOM is not an official part of our academic operations manual. It is designed to provide an easily accessible location to communicate a timeline of annual events and policies and procedures governing pilot projects. As such, the policies in this section have not gone through the normal approval process.

10.1     Global Learning Title VI Initiative, 2013-2016
10.2.a    Program Approval Process - Associate Degrees & Technical Certificates
10.2.b   Approval Process for New Certificates

Courses Requiring Midterm Grade Reporting

Policy Glossary

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